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AZ Business Magazine

About AZ Business Magazine

Over the past two-and-a-half decades, Arizona Business Magazine has grown to encompass not just Arizona Business Magazine, but also a whole host of other publications and signature events. Arizona Business Magazine is the state’s leading monthly business publication. Published by AZ Big Media, the magazine covers a wide-range of topics focusing on the Arizona business scene, and is aimed at high-level corporate executives and business owners.

PCH, Toyota help parents keep children safe

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What if there were a way to prevent a leading cause of childhood death, but three out of four of us were doing it wrong?  The startling truth is that a car seat can dramatically reduce childhood death and injury from motor vehicle crashes, but 75 percent are installed incorrectly. According to the 2012 Arizona… Read More →

Ryley Carlock & Applewhite adds Gargiulo

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Ryley Carlock & Applewhite announced that Judith K. Gargiulo has joined the firm’s Phoenix office. Gargiulo’s knowledge and experience enhances Ryley Carlock & Applewhite’s Corporate practice. Gargiulo often serves as outside general counsel and as the primary contact for her clients to help with their ongoing legal and business needs. In good times, she assists… Read More →

Stevens joins Burch & Cracchiolo

Ann Marie Stevens, Burch & Cracchiolo

The law firm of Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A., announced that Ann Marie Stevens has joined the firm as an Associate. Stevens joins Burch & Cracchiolo after serving as a law clerk for the Honorable Kent E. Cattani of the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One. Stevens will focus her practice on commercial litigation, labor and… Read More →

Experts: Slow, steady economic recovery for Arizona

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Our economy continues to slowly improve, with the healthcare and biosciences industry having the most potential for local employment growth. That was just one of the positive signs that came out of last week’s Economic Outlook 2015, presented by the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) and Cox Communications. Nearly 800 business leaders attended the… Read More →

Goodmans among top purpose-driven companies

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Goodmans Interior Structures recently earned the GameChangers 500 designation for the positive impact of its products and services, and how it treats people and the planet in the process of running its business. GameChangers 500 is a list profiling the top-purpose driven companies in the world. In contrast with the Fortune 500 list emphasizing profit,… Read More →

Los Abogados honors 2014 award recipients

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Los Abogados, Arizona’s Hispanic bar association, will be hosting their Third Annual Gala, benefitting the Hon. Valdemar A. Cordova Scholarship for Hispanic law students, and honoring those who have contributed to the organization and the community. The 2014 honorees are Virginia Herrera-Gonzales, who will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award; Martín Quezada, who will receive the… Read More →

Midwestern Appoints New Dean of Basic Sciences

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Kathleen H. Goeppinger, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Midwestern University, announces the promotion of Kyle Ramsey, Ph.D., to Dean of Basic Sciences for both the Downers Grove, IL and Glendale, AZ campuses. Prior to his appointment, Dr. Ramsey served the University as the Associate Dean for Basic Sciences. “Dr. Ramsey is an outstanding… Read More →

Mobile Mini Completes Acquisition in Florida

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Mobile Mini, Inc. (Nasdaq GS:MINI) announced it has completed the purchase of the assets and operations of a portable storage business with operations in Daytona Beach, Florida. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “We continue to make acquisitions in growth markets which fit into our strategy of acquiring highly utilized rental assets on… Read More →

Pauley will speak at Experience Matters luncheon

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Experience Matters, a Phoenix organization that connects experienced adults with nonprofits to apply their talents, is holding a luncheon on October 27 featuring news correspondent and journalist Jane Pauley. A Conversation with Jane Pauley will be held at the Arizona Biltmore. Adding to her roles as an anchor on NBC Nightly News, host of the… Read More →

Sky Harbor launches enhanced free Wi-Fi

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Boingo Wireless, the leading DAS and Wi-Fi provider that serves consumers, carriers and advertisers worldwide, and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport announced the launch of the airport’s upgraded Wi-Fi network, offering enhanced Wi-Fi services for travelers. Phoenix Sky Harbor visitors can enjoy complimentary, ad-supported Wi-Fi access throughout the airport, with improved coverage and capacity courtesy… Read More →

TGen, Dell help children with cancer

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Dell, Terascala and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) are installing state-of-the-art computing and programing specialized for human genome investigations at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). As part of a formal collaboration, Dell is providing the Dell Genomic Data Analysis Platform, designed to deliver fast analysis of the billions of data points required when sequencing,… Read More →

Midwestern hosts fall eyewear show

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Midwestern University invites the community to visit the state-of-the-art Midwestern University Eye Institute at 19379 North 59th Avenue in Glendale on Tuesday, October 7, for an exclusive Fall Designer Eyewear Show. Glasses and sunglasses frames designed by Jimmy Choo, Carrera, Tura, Titan Flex, and others will be discounted up to 30% off of retail prices.… Read More →

ASU’s Arntzen Named Bioscience Researcher of the Year

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Charles J. Arntzen, PhD, the founding director of the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, has been named the 2014 Arizona Bioscience Researcher of the Year. The award is given annually to the life science researcher in Arizona who has made the most significant contribution to the advancement of knowledge and the understanding of biological… Read More →

ICE expands its portfolio in Mexico

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International Cruise & Excursions, Inc. (ICE), one of the world’s top providers of travel and lifestyle-focused membership, rewards and loyalty programs, today announced that it is increasing its portfolio of travel and lifestyle products in Mexico, a move that underscores the company’s strategic commitment to supporting and developing this important market. “Recent data shows that… Read More →

Best Lawyers honors 29 Jennings Strouss attorneys

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Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC, a leading Phoenix-based law firm, announced that 29 lawyers have been named to the 2015 Edition of Best Lawyers. Lawyers on the 2015 Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo… Read More →